Creating Research Infrastructures in 21st-Century Academic Libraries: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff

Creating Research Infrastructures in 21st-Century Academic Libraries: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff

by Bradford Lee Eden (Editor)


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Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library focuses on research infrastructures with topics such as research and development in libraries, datasets, e-science, grants and grant writing, digital scholarship, data management, library as publisher, meta...

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ISBN-13: 9781442252400
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/16/2015
Series: Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library Series , #4
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bradford Lee Eden is dean of library services at Valparaiso University. Previous positions include Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and Scholarly Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara; Head, Web and Digitization Services, and Head, Bibliographic and Metadata Services for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries. He is editor of OCLC Systems & Services: Digital Library Perspectives International and The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, and is on the editorial boards of Library Hi Tech and The Journal of Film Music. He has recently been named associate editor/editor-designate of Library Leadership & Management, the journal of the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) within ALA.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Creating the library's future: the New R&D
James Brewer, Jayne Sappington, Robert Sweet

Chapter 2: Re-engineering relationships with faculty and students: a social contract for digital scholarship
Mark J. Caprio

Chapter 3: Data curation for small databases: research data management solutions for dinky databases
Laurie N. Taylor, Mark V. Sullivan, Valrie Davis

Chapter 4: The data-driven academic librarian
Steven Ovadia

Chapter 5: Redefining scholarly services in a research lifecycle
Sai Deng, Lee Dotson

Chapter 6: The library as publishing house
James Day, Anne Marie Casey, Chip Wolfe

Chapter 7: Web archiving: preserving the future of history
Trevor Alvord

Chapter 8: How to write a grant (and get funded)
Kyle Breneman

Chapter 9: Courage to contribute: an overview of the motivators, skills, and resources for grant-seeking
Sylvia Hall-Ellis

Chapter 10: Revolutionary or evolutionary? Making research data management manageable
Kristin Partlo, Diana Symons, Jonathan Carlson

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